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Nov 11, 2012 10:00am EST
simply delicious latte everyone can enjoy. america runs on dunkin'! [captioning made possible by nbc universal] >> ask not what your country can do for you. >> i can hear you. >> the time for change has come. chris: the new america, the country makes history again. doubling down on hope and barack obama. what does the winner hope will give him and more important us a second term upgrade? will the hard right in the house give thumbs down for the re-elected president, will they risk the fiscal abyss to keep their ties to the tea party? and finally, this is my country. even mitt romney was echoing that cry from the anti-obama crowd, pledging to take our country back. but that is deep in the past. no matter how hard they want it, america's fewer you to -- future just won't look like the early 1950's. hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, the washington post bob woodward. "the washington post" kathleen parker, "the new york times" d helen cooper. first up. barack obama's place in american presidential history was upgrated tuesday with his convincing sweeping re-elect
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00pm EST
the end of the line for a guilty pleasure in america. but how did it come to this? nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, it worries them enough that israel's tanks appear ready to roll into gaza, and the skies have been raining rockets there for several days. perhaps the larger worry, both sides in this escalating fight have powerful friends that are getting involved and taking sides, like egypt, friend of hamas, and the united states, which tonight is sending naval vessels offshore in case americans need to get out of there. it has been another day of explosions and air raid sirens. it remains a situation on the edge. we have two reports tonight. our richard engel is in gaza, we want to begin, though, with martin fletcher in tel aviv. >> reporter: good evening, they met on the agenda escalating in gaza and a possible ground invasion. the militants are challenging israel, by firing rockets where they never fired them before. a complete surprise, jerusalem, israel's capital, was attacked for the first time today. this picture on the internet, two rockets fired from gaza fell harmle
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Nov 4, 2012 11:30am EST
harvey weinstein and director stock well after this. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> harvey, a question that i've always thought about, your reputation is anybody that is fea
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Nov 13, 2012 4:00am EST
in america. today president obama will be meeting with key labor and progressive leaders at the white house for the first in a series of high profile economic talks that he will be hosting this week. >>> well, from hurricane sandy to last week's nor'easter to spring like weather in the east and a mercury plunge in the west, many are asking what is with the crazy extremes in weather. well, nbc's chief environmental affairs correspond don't ann thompson has that story. >> reporter: america has a case of weather whiplash. >> 60 degrees our high on friday and 28 degrees as our hi on saturday. >> reporter: this weekend the west went from summer to winter overnight. >> that's winter. >> it's winter. >> instawinter. >> reporter: the northeast bass beings in spring like temperatures, still recovering from superstorm sandy and a nor'easter. >> i'm waiting for the locusts next. >> reporter: this year alone the nation's endured a withering draw the, wildfires and the warmest month on record. in 2011 there were 14 extreme weather events each doing more than a billion in damage. now some politicia
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Nov 5, 2012 2:05am EST
episode of "open house." america's top properties andf design. and if you missed something on today's show, or you just want to see more of these amazing homes, head to openhousetv.com. you can also join our facebook family or follow us on twitter, @openhousetv. thanks for stopping in. i am sara gore, and i will see you next week on an all-new episode of "open house." >>> this morning on "meet the press," our special election day preview. two days now until the candidates make a final sale and this campaign comes down to what may be a photo finish. >>> has the politics of the race shifted after hurricane sandy's devastating effects along the east coast? >> an entire region remains crippled and hurting tonight. >> the credit on the scene of disaster in new jersey, and gets high marks from a political foe. >> the president has been all over this, and he deserves great credit. >> what more should the federal government do to get life back to normal in the storm zone? and should more attention be paid to a changing climate impact on the severity of these storms >>> plus, the final sprint
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Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm EST
wins re-election and said the best is yet to come for america. even as the votes in one battleground state are still unsettled. >>> good afternoon. i'm pat lawson muse. >> and i'm jim handly. we have live team coverage of this historic election in just a moment. but first we begin with the weather today, folks. right now we're tracking a strong coastal storm. >> it's making its way across the mid-atlantic at this hour and it could mean snow for some of us. let's go over to veronica johnson. >> yes, still a strong coastal storm. as i said yesterday, the storm system more off the coast and still trying to overcome a lot of dry air. so this is how our day has looked pretty much with really precipitation falling throughout. just got off the phone with a friend of mine up in essex, maryland, areas northeast baltimore, where there's been a few drops of rain falling there. let's take me up to philadelphia, pennsylvania, where they've had flakes of snow. in fact, bigger flakes. you can see covering the camera lens. you can see the traffic down below. philadelphia, pennsylvania,
NBC
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
america. the u.s., a beacon of freedom and hope for people all around the world. the dream of citizenship about to be fulfilled from these people. they come from different lands with different stories t tell, but they will all become americans live today, friday, november 16th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. as we look at statue of liberty live, we are going to witness something really remarkable today on our plaza, and if there's a dry eye left when this ceremony is over i'll be amazed. 30 people who have worked so hard to become u.s. citizens, a wait that sometimes was measured in decades will become u.s. citizens on our plaza. >> so many of us take it for granted. those people out on the plaza do not take it for granted. their family members are here to witness it as well. it's amazing. >> one minute families in midland texas are being taken to a banquet and the
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 7:00pm EST
flavored heartburn pill? because this is america. and we don't just make things you want, we make things you didn't even know you wanted. like a spoon fork. spray cheese. and jeans made out of sweatpants. so grab yourself some new prilosec otc wildberry. [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. cool. you found it. wow. nice place. yeah. [ chuckles ] the family thinks i'm out shipping these. smooth move. you used priority mail flat rate boxes. if it fits, it ships for a low, flat rate. paid for postage online and arranged a free pickup. and i'm gonna track them online, too. nice. between those boxes and this place, i'm totally staying sane this year. do i smell snickerdoodles? maybe. [ timer dings ] got to go. priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. only from the postal service. >>> if you are among those who think the christmas decorations already appear too early in the stores, just wait, there's more. you're about to learn which retailers think it's a good idea to get a jump on black fr
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Nov 18, 2012 8:00am EST
-- a miss america contesnt makes a bold choice about her health to avoid the breast cancer that took her mother's life. >>> and one-two punch. in a night of upsets, the top two teams in college football both lose during the national championship picture on its head. the notre dame fighting irish fans with a big smile on their faces today, sunday, nomber 18, 2012. >>> and welcome to "today" on this sunday morning. i'm erica hill. >>> and i'm lester holt. a lot of talk about ceasefire between israel and hamas, but certainly not happening. the two sides going in opposite directions launching a series of strikes at each other. a live update from gaza in just a moment. >>> and then the question so many have been asking in the wake of this sex scanndal involving david petraeus, what about his wife? holly petraeus very accomplished in her own right. she has made a number of sacrifices throughout the years for her husband. coming up, we'll take a closer look at his wife of nearly four decades. >>> also ahead, black friday right around the corner. or black thursday. some people already lined
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
days, promised a fresh start. >> i'll lead america to a better place, where confidence in the future is certain, not questioned. this is not a time for america to settle. >> reporter: still, both candidate's electoral fortunes may rest on ohio. >> ohio, i'm betting on you, i'm betting on you. >> reporter: today, accusing mr. romney of running false adds on the auto industry, that implied jeep is moving jobs to china, ads even the automakers dismiss as untrue. >> you don't scare that up, to get votes, do you want a president to tell you what he thinks? or somebody who is going to? a still, both emphasize the bipartisan theme. >> i will work with anybody of any party to move this country forward bipartisan theme. >> i won't ju >> i won't just represent one party, i'll represent one nation. >> reporter: brian, tonight, these rallies are all about energizing the supporters, and driving up support for tuesday. >> peter alexander, thank you, let's go to d.c., moderator, "meet the press," david gregory, we're aware not everybody lives in the northeast and is affected by the storm, li
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Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm EST
-- i think she knew better, and if she didn't, she should not be the voice of america rance on "m press" days >> reporter: he referred to rice's appearance on "meet the press" days after the benghazi attack. >> but this is a spontaneous reaction to a video. >> reporter: today, the president was visibly angry. >> if senator john mccain, and senator graham and others want to go after somebody they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador, who had nothing to do with benghazi, and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received, and to hurt her reputation, is outrageous. >> reporter: overall, though, he was congenial and reflective. >> i am more than familiar with all the literature about the presidential overreach in second terms other hand, i didn't >> on the other hand, i didn't get re-elected just to bask in re-election. >> reporter: while the president had some tough words for his old presidential rival, john mccain, he actually was very conciliatory towards mitt romney and reiterated his hope they would sit down, saying there were a
NBC
Nov 17, 2012 2:05am EST
of my bed. look, if i'm laying in my bed -- >> now america's snoring. if we are in bed together, all right -- >> don't think it can't happen. weirder things have happen. >> wait, no, wait. where's the door? >> hoda! we're in your bed right now. where's your door, point, just point. i'm not facing this way, okay, okay, okay. my door's over there. i'm on this side. >> then you sleep on the right. >> i sleep on my side. >>> today is geography awareness week. this week should be fun with you today. national geography week has been all this week. who knew? the national geographic society wants to make sure we're geoliterate. >> they say we don't know anything about the globe, which is true. i'm embarrassed by what's going to happen when we take this quiz. >> we're going to take a little quiz. >> let's go. >> we thought it would be fun. >> only if you're watching us. which continent is the largest exporter of wool? much of which is produced on enormous she will ranches called stations. >> australia, b. >> hadn't even come up yet. >> a, b, c, on the bottom. you need glasses. >> i say b
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Nov 18, 2012 10:30am EST
better, and if she didn't know better, she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> we'll talk to senator lindsey graham exclusively this morning. >>> plus, the key figures trying to get to the bottom of benghazi and the petraeus affair. chair of the senate intelligence committee senator dianne feinstein of california. and chair of the house intelligence committee, congressman mike rogers of michigan. >>> then after the election, will washington get anything done? talks start on how to avoid the fiscal cliff, as mitt romney draws fire from fellow republicans by accusing the president of doling out, quote, gifts to minority groups in exchange for their vote. what's the fallout and the future of the gop? with us, tea-party backed congressman raul labrador, tom friedman, former white house chief of staff for bill clinton john podesta, republican strategist mike murphy, and nbc news chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. >>> announcer: from nbc news in washington, the world's l
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 8:00am EST
later on this morning. >>> one of america's most decorated veterans, david petraeus, is behind closed doors today, two days after his stunning resignation of cia director. it began as an investigation into harassing e-mails and ended with him admitting to an extramarital affair. this morning in an nbc news exclusive we'll hear from his former spokesman who talked to the general after all of this broke and says petraeus is very sorry for what he did. >>> and a bit later general petraeus is the latest in a long list of powerful men who have been involved in high-profile cheating scandals so we'll ask why do they do it? our experts will weigh in. >> also ahead, it has been nearly two weeks since hurricane sandy. thousands are still in the dark. meantime, the destruction is inspiring many others to help out -- to lend a helping hand. we'll take you to hard hit coney island. >>> plus, with thanksgiving right around the corner, why you could be getting the stuffing kicked out of your wallet if you are traveling. we'll try to help you save a few bucks. let's begin with the resignation of gen
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Nov 7, 2012 7:00am EST
that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> governor romney gracious in defeat. >> i ran for office because i'm concerned about america. this election is over, but our principles endure. >> for the president the hard fought campaign is behind him, but the real work of turning around a troubled and still divided country begins anew today, wednesday, november 7th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," decision 2012, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from democracy plaza. >> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie with a late night here on democracy plaza or should i say early morning, but in either case, it wasn't as late as some people expected. >> not to take away from the hours you all put in last night, but fact of the matter is we were thinking that maybe we would come on the air this morning with this still undecided, and it was called fairly early in the evening by political standards in a divided country. >> yeah. remember the key state was
NBC
Nov 17, 2012 12:35am EST
america, and he's here to show us the nintendo wii u, which comes out november 18th. reggie fils-aime is dropping by. [ cheers and applause ] it's the new nintendo console. and it's like -- you touch it and you, like -- you can throw chinese stars, like -- at your television. you aim it like -- yeah. it's the coolest thing. you guys are gonna freak out when you see it. and we have great music from miguel, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] oh, man! >> steve: oh, come on. >> jimmy: it's going to be good. hey, guys, today is friday, and that's usually when i catch up on some personal stuff. i check my inbox. i return some e-mails and, of course, send out "thank you notes." and i was running a bit behind today. [ cheers and applause ] would you guys mind if i write out my weekly "thank you notes" right now? is that cool? [ cheers and applause ] james, can i get some "thank you note" writing music please? ♪ that's better. yeah, there you go. [ laughter ] yeah. oh, my god. put that in the blooper reel. good job. >> steve: oh, my god. [ laughter ] what? [ laughter ] what is that, a t
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Nov 4, 2012 8:00am EST
deadlocked. >> after four years as president, you know me. >> it is time to lead america to a better place. ♪ you make me feel >> reporter: from katy perry in wisconsin -- ♪ >> reporter: to dave matthews in have virginia, the stars turned out for the president saturday. while nascar legend richard petty revved things up in iowa for mitt romney. ♪ kid rock opening romney's biggest rally in ohio on friday. but this weekend is all about closing arguments. on saturday the president made his case in ohio, wisconsin, iowa, and virginia, where he enlisted former president bill clinton to help had him close the gap with white working class voters, and to remind them about recent boone times under a democratic president. >> barack obama is a proven cooperator. >> everybody is doing their fair share, and everybody is playing by the same rules. that's what we believe. that's why you elected bill clinton in 1992. >> reporter: mitt romney made stops in new hampshire, iowa, and colorado can on saturday be and continued to push his key argument -- the economy will be stronger under his presidency.
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Nov 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
together and do what we need to do and that is, move on and be the united states of america. >> this is the night they have been waiting for and working for, they are celebrating tonight and very hopeful for another four years. we're live at the howard theater, back to you. >> tonight at 11:00 another term or another president? record turnout at precincts across our area today. in virginia some waited for three hours after the polls had closed to kass their ballots. >>> good evening, everyone, i'm >> good evening. we begin w doreen gentzler 11:00. polls have closed on the west coast. five more states have done voting at this hour. we're live at the news4 super joined with the latest nbc news projection in the presidential race. >> there are not a lot of surprises on the west coast. this isn't shocking stuff. some reliably democratic states are doing what we that you. prescribe is projected to be the winner in, of course, california and washington state. and, of course, his home state down here in little old hawaii, beautiful hawaii down there. oregon, where you would think w
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Nov 10, 2012 6:30pm EST
schiavocampo, nbc news, new york. >> up next tonight america's 16th president gets the spielberg treatment. that make me smile. spending the day with my niece. i don't use super poligrip for hold because my dentures fit well. before those little pieces would get in between my dentures and my gum and it was uncomfortable. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. so it's not about keeping my dentures in, it's about keeping the food particles out. [ charlie ] try zinc free super poligrip. throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has more of 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. to support cell health. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years?
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Nov 8, 2012 12:35am EST
. [ slow motion ] >> bob schieffer, is america's -- bob schieffer, this is the fifth -- you've been covering presidents elections since 1972. >> not '57. >> e-e-easy. the polls are showing this is a tie. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: wow. hey, this is big, you guys. last night, colorado became the first state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ you can tell colorado is weed-friendly because they just renamed that one team, the denver mcnuggets. [ laughter ] that's right, colorado legalized marijuana. it's good news for obama, in fact, he's expected to create over six million jobs in the hacky-sack industry. [ light laughter ] we have a great show tonight, give it up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: we have a fantastic show tonight. [ cheers and applause ] she is a big, big movie star -- she has the "twilight" finale in theaters next friday, kristen stewart is back on the show tonight! [ cheers and applause ] love her. he's got a great new book out, from the neptunes and n.e.r.d., pharrell is stopping by. [ cheers and app
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Nov 11, 2012 11:30am EST
states of america, the best is yet to come. [ applause ] mary gonzales had a cold, she also has asthma. so she sees her allergist who has a receptionist susan, who sees that she's due for a mammogram. mary has one that day. that's when she finds out she has a tumor. she has a successful surgery and because her health provider has an amazing connected system, she has her life. i don't know what you have but i have kaiser permanente. kaiser permanente. thrive >>> we're back with more from ben smith, our first social media election. what about the impact on journalism? buzz feed, what's the mission? >> twitter is the front page, not buzz feed.com or politics but twitter. people who are intensely engaged in politics are seeing that conversation on twitter. to breaks news, advance the conferen conversation and do something new to people not to rewrite the story. >> that's the platform that people digest. even though in some ways it can be an ago gator, it could send you so -- >> we're hoping people see links on twitter and read them on the site and find other cool stuff. our assumpti
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Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
disaster strikes, we see america at its best, there are no democrats or republicans during a storm, they are just fellow americans. >> reporter: launching a frantic five-day battleground tour, mr. obama hammered his opponent as a candidate who can't be trusted. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up all these same policies that failed our country so badly. >> reporter: charging into virginia, mitt romney, who softened his attack during the wake of superstorm sandy, had more to say. >> you will see high levels of unemployment continue and stalled wage growth, if any at all. >> reporter: and mr. romney mocked mr. obama for this proposal he outlined earlier. >> i said i want to consolidate the government agencies, we should have one secretary of business, instead of nine different departments. >> we don't need the secretary of business to understand business. we need a president who understands business. and i do. >> reporter: this afternoon in richmond, mr. romney called on supporters to give to the red cross but was interrupted by protesters. >>
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Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
it around. >> he needs help. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that rht now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> okay, you've got your candy, you've got your haunted houses. but halloween is all about creative costumes, isn't
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Nov 18, 2012 6:30pm EST
dinner for every family in america. >> reporter: there's no down time at the plant. only fresh turkeys come off the line now. >> 26 or 27, everybody's pretty tired and dragging. >> reporter: wilma has worked in the turkey industry almost four years. >> i work there had about eight years. >> reporter: in fact it's hard to find anyone here who doesn't have a connection to it. >> my mom works at butter ball. >> reporter: in a tough economy, a product most americans buy at least once a year keeps the paychecks coming. and a free bird given to the workers doesn't go to waste. what do you eat for thanksgiving dinner? >> turkey, of course. >> reporter: from a small town that runs on turkey. >>> that's nbc "nightly news" for this sunday. brian williams will be here tomorrow. up next, football night in america, followed by sunday night football, the ravens versus the steelers. i'm lester holt reporting from new york, for all of us here at nbc news, good night.
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Nov 11, 2012 10:30am EST
positive for america, not a negative vision about what's wrong with america. i think you have to have both. but we didn't sell a positive vision. we didn't explain to people what we're for. and i think that's the one thing we took away from the election, and that's what was lacking. >> do you see, senator schumer, very quickly, a role for governor romney in this process? would you like to see the president bring him in to, say, the negotiations over the fiscal cliff? >> well, don't know about that. but i would like to see him speak up. i think you could see him struggling in the general election. the hard right had moved him so far over on issues like immigration. and i didn't think his heart was in it. so he could help. you know, we need forces to help. when either party moves too far over, they lose. democrats too far left, republicans too far right. you need some mainstream republican voices. you need the business community to speak up on the fiscal cliff and the need for revenues. you need people like romney and jeb bush and others to talk about doing a comprehensive immigration r
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Nov 16, 2012 12:35am EST
] that's crazy, right? wow." speaking of obama, the president has declared today "america recycles day." [ cheers ] which reminds me, obama hosted a screening of "lincoln" at the white house. and after the movie, biden was like, "i did not see that ending coming!" [ laughter ] so excited, you guys. we have katie holmes tonight! [ cheers and applause ] comedian russell peters! [ cheers and applause ] and amazon founder jeff bezos on the show tonight. [ cheers and applause ] and this is cool. since we booked jeff bezos in advance, he was delivered with free shipping and handling! so we saved -- saved a lot of -- >> steve: oh, my god. that's 'cause you're prime. >> jimmy: check this out. a new survey found that 9% of americans have their childhood dream job. wow, i had no idea there were that many ghostbusters. [ laughter ] >> steve: who you gonna call? >> jimmy: yeah. yeah. this isn't good, you guys. the calculator manufacturer, texas instruments, announced that it's cutting 5% of its workforce. when the ceo made the announcement, employees were like, "you can go straight to upside down,
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Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
for capital and labor. and we need to have what is good economic policy for america on immigration because we do need labor. we not only need ph.d.s in science and technology, we need skilled workers and we need unskilled workers. and we need to have an immigration policy that is good economic policy, and then -- and then the politics will take care of itself. >> you know the finger-pointing has already begun and the posturing has already begun, governor. and there are conservatives in your party saying because of this loss we need to be more conservative, and the moderates are saying because of this loss we need to be more moderate. what do you think the right path is? >> i think the right path for us is good policy. and, you know, in this campaign, one of the things we learned, matt, is negative politics works. you know, hundreds of millions of dollars of nasty negative advertising that mitt romney is a bad person, not mitt romney's policy -- >> both sides, though, governor, negative ads went on both sides. >> forgive me, but that's simply what you saw romney was challenging obam
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Nov 9, 2012 4:00am EST
about america's fiscal cliff. president obama will address it head on today. we'll tell you what it means for your money. >>> tuesday's vote makes marijuana legal in colorado where nfl superstar peyton manning just invested in over two dozen pizza restaurants. >>> and newly released video of a suspected killer stealing and crashing a plane. the gruesome details ahead. >> announcer: this is "early today" for friday, november 9th, 2012. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry, and today the focus is back to washington and whether the white house and congress can put aside campaign bitterness to reach a deal avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff. last night house speaker john boehner said he's optimistic about an agreement telling abc's diane sawer he's the most reasonable responsible person in washington but he's also not backing off his stand on tax hikes. >> raising taxes on small business people is the wrong prescription given where our economy is. >> is it on the table to talk about. >> i made clear yesterday that raising tax rates is unacceptable. frankly, it couldn't even pass
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Nov 12, 2012 4:30am EST
to compromise to reach an agreement, but he insists america's top earners pay more in taxes. >>> it's approximately two weeks since hurricane sandy hit shore in the northeast. crews are still working to restore power to 120,000 homes in new jersey. 4,000 residents are still living in shelters. fema has approved more than $450 million in assistance. in the meantime, governor andrew cuomo plans to ask the government for $30 billion in disaster aid. >>> the federal red cross says it has received $117 million in donations to help the victims of sandy. the agency also says its response has been near flawless. some residents in certain areas disagree with that. they say the help has been sporadic and very difficult to find. >> red cross hasn't offered any assistance until yesterday. they take people's hard working money to assist people, and when push comes to shove, they don't assist. >> i think we are near flawless in this operation. i'm just so proud of everything that we are doing on the ground. >> the red cross says sandy poses unique challenges. it's the first cold weather h
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Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
kills you? and, i mean, this is america. we expect more. >> reporter: so far 32 are dead and 438 sickened by tainted steroids which federal authorities say came from the new england compounding center. >> in terms of new infections occurring, i do think the worst is over. >> reporter: a recent inspection of the necc facility found serious safety violations, mold and bacteria in clean rooms, unsanitary conditions an improper sterilization procedure. a staff report by the house committee investigating the crisis says necc has a long history of very similar, if not identical, underlying misconduct. going back a decade. in 2002 an fda inspection turned up sterility problems, and later that year two patients came down with bacterial meningitis after receiving the same steroid linked to the current crisis. the fda suggested the pharmacy be shut down and prohibited from manufacturing until procedures improved. but state regulators later found the pharmacy in compliance. >> at the month compounding center was shut down and prevented from manufacturing all these chemicals, we could have s
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Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm EST
obama tonight. how he won, why and why mitt romney lost. and the message the voters across america sent last night. we'll have a look at the trends and the results. >>> also, tonight, the east coast is taking another hit of extreme weather, and it will only get worse. it means more rough weather of people hit by hurricane sandy. the storm and election night news begins now. >>> good evening, while the nation tries to recover from a deep recession, and in a presidential race we were after all, all told was as close and as tight as they get. president obama, the 44th president of the united states was reelected last night. he was somehow able to stitch together a convincing victory, s win i winning just about all the battleground states that were so heavily fought over in the most expensive race in u.s. history. it was early this morning when the president appeared with his family, becoming the third consecutive two-term president we elected. not happening since the presidents jefferson, madison and monroe. president obama won both a decisive victory in both the electoral college. an
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am EST
dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. i'm drinkin' a dunkin' latte. i'm in love with my dunkin' latte. it is a treat. they're packed with flavor. it's my kind of latte. try the simply delicious latte everyone can enjoy. america runs on dunkin'! >>> sandy's impact is still being felt almost two weeks after the storm tore through east coast as thousands remain without power in new york. some on long island say they are fed up and they have been in the dark for too long. >> we are cold and we are tired and we want our power now. >> hundreds stormed the power company's office yesterday, demanding crews restored their power. power companies are working around the clock, but say the remaining homes might not have power until tuesday. two congressmen say they are requested federal aid. >>> the state of new jersey has filed charges against eight businesses for what it says is price gouging. seven gas stations are accused of hiking prices by as much as 59%. the state as one gas station charged customers $5.55 a gallon. a hotel is accused of raising room rates by more than
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Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
to america from day one. >> less than 24 hours to go, both have a clear shot at victory. what will decide this race? we have it all covered from our election home on democracy plaza today, monday, november 5th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," decision 2012, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from democracy plaza. >> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning, and welcome to democracy plaza. i'm mate lauer. >> and i'm savannah guthrie. this will be our home for a couple of days. after a year of campaigning, a billion dollars spent, maybe more, it's anyone's guess who will come out on top tomorrow night, if we have a decision. >> if you don't like to fly you wouldn't like to be a presidential candidate. governor romney and president obama logging a lot of stops, president planning stops in iowa, wisconsin and ohio while the governor will be in florida, ohio, new hampshire and virginia. >> while both men have a number of different ways to reach the 270 electoral votes needed to win, we call that the path to victory, but who has the c
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
are and forever will be the united states of america. >> reporter: his speech came after a call from mitt romney, who told supporters in boston he gave it his all and insisted washington must come together. >> the nation, as you know, is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> the romney family has chosen to give back to america through public service, and that is the legacy that we honor and applaud tonight. >> reporter: the president won with slim majorities in key states -- ohio, pennsylvania, wisconsin, iowa, colorado, new hampshire. virginia and nevada weren't called until early this morning after he was declared the projected winner. still outstanding, florida, where at 2:00 a.m. people were still in line voting. and, of course, all of their votes will still have to be counted, not to mention provisional ballots in ohio that we thought might be the deciding factor in this race. we're live this morning in chicago at obama's victory headquarters, i'm
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
maryland public television. america's veterans. remember the tribute from ruben studdard of "american idol." i'll be working with the air force band. i got to do something with them on memorial day. >> they're amazing. >> they really are. i'm happy and privileged to be with them. 7:00 on maryland public television. >> people are going to be surprised to know you can actually sing. >> don't start that rumor. then people have expectations and perpetual disappointment. >>> 5:38 now. coming up, the clue left behind in a recording studio that police say is connected to a "and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> weather and traffic on the ones. good morning. early on this friday morning, a clear sky, the crescent moon, the autumn constellations, and a blustery cold wind. that includes great falls, hometown forecast in fairfax county, still in the mid-30s. then by the lunch hour in the low 50s. bright sun and a blustery wind. here's the forecast for
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. >> senate minority leader mitch mcconnell said if the president wants to move to the political center, they will meet him halfway. paul ryan will resume his role as budget committee chairman. live in the newsroom, keith russell, news4. >>> the morning headlines out in front of the museum today declared an obama victory. two simple words for the "washington post" and others, obama wins. "the denver post" took a rallying cry from the campaign stops, fired up. the headline for the detroit free press, four more years, and a more sobering take from the hartford current, work to do. >>> the markets took a post-election day tumble tonight. the dow was down more than 300 points. it fell below the 13,000 mark for the first time since september. the nasdaq and s&p also suffering big losses. the sell-off was triggered by worries over the looming fiscal cliff here at home. also concerns about europe's struggling economy. >>> virginia's new senator-elect tim kaine said he's ready to hit the ground running w
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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am EST
weather.com. lester? >> all right, dylan. thanks very much. >>> up next, one of america's most successful businessmen hiding out from authorities as a strange murder mystery unfolds. he'll tell us why right after this. ♪ [ bells dinging ] ♪ hark how the bells, sweet silver bells ♪ ♪ all seem to say throw care away ♪ ♪ from everywhere, filling the air ♪ [ female announcer ] chex party mix. easy 15-minute homemade recipes you just pop in a microwave. like caramel chocolate drizzles. happier holidays. chex party mix. happier holidays. some people put everything intotheir name on the door, and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small. yeah it's a... it's threemendous. [ male announcer ] say hello to mcdonald's new cbo. smooth cheddar, crispy bacon, grilled onions on the angus third pounder or premium chicken sandwiches. the simple joy of... threemendous. the
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Nov 5, 2012 11:00am EST
. >> america's the powerhouse of the world. the sooner america's better, the sooner the world's better. >> i'd love to see a great pickup in the u.s., more than anything. europe has stalled. >> reporter: does this really affect business day to day, internationally? >> yes, seriously, very important indeed. not just the business but also for the markets. it's all about confidence. it doesn't matter who wins, it's making sure we get a clear decision one way or the other. >> reporter: on security, many see the american stance as directly affecting them. >> the u.s. role which is in effect one of the policemen the world is something that has to be rethought. whether it's affordable. >> reporter: in europe, 75% of voters would choose obama. in israel, polls strongly favor romney who has vocally supported potential action against iran's nuclear facility. continuity and aid has been important to countries in transition. >> there are people worried the brotherhood is going to run amuck. i'm not sure what they expect america to do or how gentle they want that american presence to be but they se
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Nov 12, 2012 7:00pm EST
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Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00am EST
' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. i'm drinkin' a dunkin' latte. i'm in love with my dunkin' latte. it is a treat. they're packed with flavor. it's my kind of latte. try the simply delicious latte everyone can enjoy. america runs on dunkin'! >>> welcome back. in virginia, democrat tim kaine narrowly beat republican and fellow former governor george allen to win the u.s. senate seat, 51-49%. he says it means virginia is still pretty purple and he rejected suggestions that northern virginia counties like prince william and loudoun were becoming increasingly blue. what do you think about that? >> well, allen tried to tag tim kaine with being too close to president obama. president obama's senator. then his attack was that tim kaine somehow was for the sequester. the device by which taxes go up and government spending is cut. he blamed that for the policies of tim kaine. kaine said wait a minute, i ok'd it as a last-minute measure. we had to do it. so did governor o'donnell. so did eric cantor, all prominent republicans. that didn't work. then there's the third factor som
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Nov 5, 2012 4:00pm EST
from the internet. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> apple exceeded expectations with the launch of its new ipad mini and fourth generation ipad. the company said it sold 3 m
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Nov 8, 2012 11:00am EST
start with america's fastest, most consistent and most reliable internet. internet is absolutely imperative for school nowadays. look up this, write an essay on that. my life is greatly improved because of fios. [ male announcer ] move up to fios today for just $84.99 a month for a year. with no annual contract, there's no reason to wait. you should totally get fios. [ male announcer ] visit verizon.com/whyfios now and see if you qualify for a $5 amazon gift card. there's no purchase necessary. welcome to life on fios. contact the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>> today the man who killed six people and wounded 13 others including arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords will learn his fate. he faces life in prison for a shooting outside a safeway. today, several victims will confront him for the first time since the shooting. mark kelly is expected to speak. >>> the army private jailed in the wikileaks scandal. reports said yesterday during pretrial hearings, lawyers for manning offered a plea that he would take responsibility for leaking
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Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
are on pinterest. news 4 today, back in a moment. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> this morning, hundreds are making their way to the national mall. it's all in the name of
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Nov 16, 2012 10:00pm EST
to america in the information age. where the trivial often drives out the serious. where the sensational can trump everything. and where we expect better behavior from our leaders than from ourselves. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: that modern rule book cost cia director general david petraeus his job, after he got caught having an affair with his equally married biographer, paula broadwell. >> when i heard the news, you could knock me over with a feather. >> reporter: colonel jack jacobs, awarded the congressional medal of honor, has known david petraeus for almost 40 years. >> young officers always gravitated to him. he was their ideal, if not their idol. >> reporter: the shocking fall of a genuine hero has been followed by a stream of stranger-by-the minute revelations. they center on two women in the general's life. his mistress, and the woman to whom she had been sending what are described as anonymous and menacing e-mails. a dark-haired tampa socialite named jill kelley. >> jill kelley and her sister natalie seemed very motivated to get in with the military elite.
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00am EST
message. with the right leadership, america is about to come roaring back. >> the nbc/wall street journal poll says it's a very tight race. nationally 48% for president obama, 47% for romney. last day of campaigning today. in ohio, i'm tracie potts. back to you. >>> frustration and anger in florida over issues with the state's early the voeing. voting. hundreds lined up at an election office in miami on sunday, hoping to turn in absentee ballots. but the county was so overwhelmed by the crowd, that they shut their doors for a time then decided to reopen. it came after horrendous lines on saturday as residents tried to beat the deadline for early voting. >> i'm a little upset with the lines. it's been, what, five hours now? >> voting issues expected in ohio as well where there are new absentee ballot rules, and in new jersey and new york, where power outages caused by sandy could cause headaches for voters. >>> maryland governor martin o'malley will attend two rallies for marriage equality. the first rally at 11:00 on capitol hill. the second rally at 3:00 this afternoon at the university
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
minutes now after the hour. startling new numbers about poverty in america. >>> a bizarre new twist in the domestic assault case involving hope solo and her fiancee. >> tom kierein is tracking changes to a coast willal storm heading our way. >>> welcome back, everybody. 11 after the hour. a quick thank you to the students out at julius west middle school for inviting me to come out yesterday and have a little conversation with some of the young men at the school just to talk a little bit about the media. had a great conversation there about the media, about news, about life and college. >> all kinds of fun stuff. >> thank you for the t-shirt as well. >> this is a nice t-shirt too. >> it is. good fabric. when i work out. but thank you to the school counselor and the students. >> i was about to say something mean but i'm not going to. >> thank you. >> tom kierein, it's cold out there. >> it is. you'll be glad you're wearing your puffy coat. it's a little bit above freezing. brandywine, prince george's county, a lot of cloudiness, upper 30s. it ought to be in the mid and upper 40s. maybe
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
] but when u send a kleenex®are pack, complete with america's softest tissue, you're also giving a warm gesture of care. kleenex®. america's softest tissue. >>> breaking news in syria. an air raid carried out by syrian forces killed one person and injured three others. this was near the turkish border. the jet struck the area five times in ten minutes. this is the second time in two days syria bombed the rebel held region. turkey says the attacks are endangering its security. the violence in syria has killed more than 36,000 people since an uprising against syrian president bashar al assad's regime back last year. >>> new this morning, a rocket attack killed at least one person in afghanistan. police say at least four rockets hit the northeast section of ka dull. the attack happened near an intelligence service office building and a private tv station. insurgents occasionally launch rockets into the city, but the weapons are not very accurate. >>> today palestinians began the process of exhuming former president yasser arafat's body. they started removing stones from the tomb, a p
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Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
the united states of america. >> the american people want us to work together. republicans want us to work together. >> congress much reach a deal to avoid that fiscal cliff by the end of the year. >> will be a new era for sure if that happens. we'll see what happens. >>> coming up, election is over and inauguration planning well under way in the district. ahead, how city leaders plan to deal with the crush of people who will descend on washington. >>> the northeast snowstorm makes for some tough conditions for d.c. >>> welcome back. it is just 41 degrees out there. still cold. but luckily, not a whole lot of snow on the ground. there was some sleet overnight, though. >> tom kierein is in storm center 4 with a look at our forecast. >> good morning. you should not have any trouble at all. we did not have any precipitation stick anywhere. we did have a little bit of snow and sleet two or three hours it lasted between 11:00, 1:00, 2:00 this morning, but now it's gone. and still snowing and still strong winds. that powerful coastal storm pounding new jersey, new york, new england. winds a
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